|Scholarship Name:||National Security Education Program Boren Fellowship
|Scholarship Description:||Fellowship offered through the National Security Education Program to college students.
|Award Amount:||Up to $30,000.00
|Number of Scholarships:||Multiple awards
|Official Transcript Required:||N/A|
|References and Letter of Recommendations Required:||Three (3) letters of recommendation
|Original Essay Required:||Yes
|Additional Requirements and Information:||
1) Must plan to study-abroad in a qualifying program; 2) Must be matriculated in or applying to an accredited graduate degree program at a U.S. college or university; 3) One (1) page description of the study-abroad program required; 4) Budget for study-abroad program required; 5) Language self-assessment required; 6) Fellowship awarded as follows: Boren Fellowships provide up to $24,000.00 for overseas study. Additionally, Boren Fellowships can provide limited funding for domestic language study that will supplement the overseas component. The maximum award for a combined overseas and domestic program is $30,000.00.
o Applicants must adhere to their respective campus deadline. To find your campus representative, check HERE.
o Boren Fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least one (1) year after graduation.
o Boren Fellowships are made for a min. of twelve (12) weeks overseas and a max. of one (1) year. Boren -funded programs can begin as early as June 1, 2020 and as late as March 1, 2021.
o Priority consideration given to applicants proposing overseas programs of six (6) months or longer.
o Recipients notified NLT mid-late April (annually).
|Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):||Online application, Must be a U.S. citizen
|Additional Applicant Requirements:||Must be a graduate student
|Category (Select all that apply):||Merit-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities
|Point of Contact:||
National Security Education Program
1400 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
Telephone: (800) 618-6737
Deadline: January 29, 2020 (NLT 5 p.m. EST) (receipt date)
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